Attorney Leonard M. Singer,
Boston, MA (617) 737-7670 (www.LeonardMSinger.com)
49 U.S.C. ง 14705. Limitation on actions by and against carriers
(a) In General. A carrier providing transportation or
service subject to jurisdiction under chapter 135 must begin a civil action to
recover charges for transportation or service provided by the carrier within 18
months after the claim accrues.
(1) payment of the rate for the transportation or service involved
(2) subsequent refund for overpayment of that rate; or
(3) deduction made under section 3726 of title 31.
(g) Accrual Date. A claim related to a shipment of property accrues under this section on delivery or tender of delivery by the carrier.
Do not act or rely upon this statute without ensuring that it
is up to date and without seeking professional legal advice.